After the coffee. Before rooting for the Tigers to beat the A's.
The Skinny: How do the
Daily Dose: Satellite broadcaster Dish Communications is in another spat with a broadcaster. This time its United Communications Corp., which owns TV stations in upstate New York and Minnesota. But all is still quiet with Dish and
Cable giant Comcast, parent of programming giant
, has struck a deal with Twitter that will make it easy for users of the social network platform to access TV shows directly from the site. The new feature, called "see it," will allow Comcast subscribers to get to NBCUniversal content via Twitter. Comcast also said it would work with other distribution companies interested in using the service. More on the deal from the
Bleak future. A daytime TV show starring Katie Couric was supposed to be a slam dunk. After all, America loved her as host of
Manic Monday. After two weeks of very low ratings, CBS has yanked the new comedy "We Are Men." It's also moving
Poison box office?
First Monday in October. Broadcasters are looking to take their battle with Aereo -- the start-up that streams the signals of local TV stations to consumers -- to the Supreme Court. Aereo has already beaten back challenges to its legality from broadcasters (including
Say no to Rupe. Advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services is advocating that shareholders of
Inside the Los Angeles Times: Randy Lewis on William Shatner's latest musical effort, "Ponder the Mystery."
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